Lake Erie College

391 W Washington St, Painesville, United States
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Overview of Lake Erie College

About this school

Lake Erie is a private liberal arts college. Founded as a seminary for women in 1856, it adopted coeducation in 1985. Its 57-acre campus is located in Painesville, 28 miles from Cleveland.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:955
    • Men:460 (48.2%)
    • Women:495 (51.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Lake Erie College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Required for some
August 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
391 West Washington Street
City, State, Zip
Painesville, OH  44077-3389
Phone
(440) 375-7050
Fax
(440) 352-3533
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
August 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
December 14

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
Required for some freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,485 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 688 applicants were admitted
Men
60% of 797 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
236 (25%) of 937 admitted students enrolled
Women
86 (19%) of 457 admitted students enrolled
Men
150 (31%) of 480 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.09
375 And Above
15%
3.50 - 3.74
14%
3.25 - 3.49
9%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
29%
2.00 - 2.49
18%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
14%
• Score 18 - 23
64%
• Score 12 - 17
21%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $30,862 (68.99311454886882%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,460 (21.14817133148529%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,100 (2.459089689707592%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,310 (7.399624429938299%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Lake Erie College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003066
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
206 (94.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
193 (93.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
192 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
40 (20.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$25,607
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 192 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,391
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 158 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,908
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 32 (16.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
16 (7.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,649

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
633 (88.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
585 (92.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
584 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
109 (18.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
75%
Average Award
$23,882
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 583 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,849
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 498 (85.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,698
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 78 (13.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
91 (12.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,855

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$38,234
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Twins, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


42

Part-Time Faculty


61

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


30%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 62% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
356,098

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
78
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Lake Erie College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


30.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


44.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


45.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (34)


  • Accounting
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Digital Arts
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Agriculture

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (4)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Management Information Systems

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


19,634

Nearest Metropolitan Area


46 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Cleveland

Weather


Temperature
17.6 average low in January, 78.3 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
28 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


66% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


34%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Not offered

Personal Counseling


Not offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Lake Erie College offers choral groups, drama theatre, national fraternities, national sororities, student athlete advisory committee, intercollegiate horse show association, gamma phi beta sorority, spanish club, student government association

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


745

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
955
Women
495
Men
460

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.8% Asian
  • 14.8% Black/African-American
  • 2.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 75.1% White
  • 2.7% Unknown

International Students


2.7% from 14 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


246

Student Resources

Study resources